Your Brain’s Own Cannabinoid Molecules Calm You Down

Andy Hab
3 min readSep 25, 2023

Today’s conversational brain update looks at the cannabinoid system — yup the same that is activated by cannabis.

Cannabis on the brain — are you sure?

Not cannabis but cannabinoid molecules. But yes, they activate the same receptors in the brain as those from THC — the active component in cannabis.

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Andy Hab

Sharing fascinating, fun, and important knowledge on the brain and human behaviour - most days. And masters track athlete - still going strong!